With October winding down and postseason baseball heating up, we figured that it would be fun to craft a list of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ top 10 postseason moments of all-time.
This is an opportunity to bring back some nostalgia and spread some positivity as we tune into the World Series.
Coming in at No. 4 on our list...
The iconic 1979 World Series comeback from trailing three games to one is certainly one to remember, but 54 years earlier, the 1925 Pirates began the tradition.
The Pirates were trailing the Washington Senators 7-6 in the bottom of the eighth, but catcher Earl Smith and outfielder Carson Bigbee knocked in back-to-back doubles to tie the game. Then, three batters later, outfielder Kiki Cuyler hit the series-winning double to put the Buccos up two.
Closer Red Oldham blanked the Senators in the ninth and the Pirates became the first team in World Series history to win after facing a 3-1 deficit.